Harvinder Rinda’s Death: He was the alleged mastermind of an RPG attack on Mohali Police Intelligence Headquarters, Punjab Police Intelligence Headquarters on May 9th
Harvinder Singh Sandhu, alias Rinda, was one of India’s most wanted terrorists. He died from an overdose of drugs in a Military Hospital in Lahore on Saturday. To get all new updates follow Centralfallout.com
One of India’s most-wanted terrorists Harvinder Singh Sandhu alias Rinda died due to an alleged drug overdose in a Military Hospital, in Lahore on Saturday.
His death was confirmed by both central and state security agencies and police. The National Investigation Agency (NIA), offered Rinda a Rs 10 lakh reward for any information.
Rinda was a drug smuggler, gangster and arms supplier who was A+ listed. He was operating out of Pakistan over the past few years. Rinda was the link between terrorists, gangsters, and narcotics smugglers. He was the principal weapon supplier to gangsters, and had a good working relationship with nearly all the gangs in the State.
He is the alleged mastermind of the RPG attack at Mohali Police Intelligence Headquarters in Punjab in May 2018. Rinda, originally from Nanded in Maharashtra, had taken control of terrorist groups in Pakistan following the death of Harpreet Sing alias Happy PhD, who was also murdered in Pakistan.
Sources say Rinda was a member of the Wadhawa Sikh group in Pakistan. After his condition worsened, he was admitted to Lahore’s hospital.
According to his crime profile Rinda was 35 years old. He had moved from Sarhali village in Tarn Taran district many years ago to Nanded. The police forces of Maharashtra and Chandigarh, Haryana and West Bengal wanted him in several cases. He also participated in large-scale cross-border drug/weapon smuggling. He has been classified by the NIA as a major threat for national security.
Most-Wanted Terrorists Harvinder Singh Murder Cases
In 2008, he was convicted of murdering Partap Singh because of personal animus in Tarn Taran. In the case, he was sentenced to life imprisonment and was held in various Punjabi jails. He attacked the Sangrur Jail staff and then an Assistant Superintendent at Patiala jail in 2013. He was released from Nabha prison on bail in October 2014.
Dilbagh Sing, etc. murdered Surinder, alias Satta brother to Rinda, in 2016 due to personal animus in Maharashatra’s Nanded. He abducted Dilbagh Singh, Shri Hargobindpur’s brother, and then killed him. In a second revenge killing, he also murdered Manpreet alias Mannu in Maharashatra’s Wazirabad.
Along with his gang, he committed murders and dacoities as well as extortions. At least 30 criminal cases had been filed against him. His crimes include 10 murder cases, 6 attempted murder cases, 7 dacoities/snatchings cases, and abductions, extortions as well as Arms Act and NDPS Act cases.
He is believed to have obtained an Indian passport using a fake identity.
Rinda also opened fire on rival student union leaders at Panjab University in Chandigarh in January 2017. He was accompanied by Dilpreet Singh, alias Baba, and he killed Des Raj Pehlwan at Ropar in April 2017.
Later, Rinda and his associates shot Satnam Singh Sarpanch Gadiwala, Hoshiarpur in Sector 38, Chandigarh, in a spectacular broad daylight incident.
Who was Harwinder Singh Rinda?
Harwinder Singh Rinda was a threat to national safety as he was the link between gangsters in Pakistan and terrorist groups based in Pakistan. He was also involved with large-scale, cross-border drug and weapon smuggling and was charged in connection to the seizure and explosives of a Haryana vehicle in May.
He was also implicated in a hand-grenade attack on the Nawanshahr crime investigation agency office last November. Harwinder was an “most-wanted A’ plus category” gangster from Punjab, and also wanted in numerous cases in Maharashtra and Chandigarh.